The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.

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John Bianchi (1947-2017)

It is with deep sadness that we announce that children’s book author and illustrator John Bianchi passed away on Friday, April 21. Below is an obituary provided by Bungalo Books.

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2017 Alberta Literary Awards – Shortlist Announced

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of...

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2017 Willow Finalist List

The 2017 Willow Award nominees have been announced. The mission of The Willow Awards is to promote reading by granting awards to the Canadian and/or Saskatchewan book(s) voted by Saskatchewan...

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IBBY Canada presents Aubry Award for distinguished service to children’s literature to Gillian O’Reilly and Daniel Sernine

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IBBY Canada, the Canadian national section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), presents the Claude Aubry Award for distinguished service in the field of children’s literature...

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April 9, 2017: 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 9, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Many historians view this battle as one that defined Canada as a nation. Commemorate this important day...

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Canadian Science Writers’ Association Youth Book Awards Shortlist

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association regularly offers awards for excellence in promoting a better understanding of science by the public. The awards recognize excellence as exhibited by initiative, originality,...

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